Thinking Aloud

Leaders who care will foster trust with people

Microsoft chief executive flags care, trust and purpose as critical to business success.

World Economic Forum founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab (left) with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in Davos on May 24, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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DAVOS - Mr Satya Nadella had a surprising answer to a question on the most significant leadership lesson he drew, as Microsoft chief executive, from the past two years of Covid-19 restrictions on work and the operations of his multinational technology business.

Caring, he says, after a thoughtful pause.

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